Senior People and Culture Advisor

Job posted: 09/07/2024
Applications close: 23/07/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Victorian Fisheries Authority

Salary: $106,534 - $128,897

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: VG/102252

Reference: VG/102252

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

As a statutory authority, the Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) has the responsibility of managing Victoria's fisheries resources in a coordinated and strategic way to ensure their ongoing sustainability, while supporting the value they deliver to the commercial, recreational, aquaculture and Indigenous fishing sectors. We work with government and stakeholders to optimise the social, cultural and economic benefits of Victoria’s fisheries and aquaculture industries, while promoting sustainable and responsible practices.

The VFA supports the development of sustainable recreational and commercial fishing and aquaculture activities in Victoria and delivers recreational fishing and boating infrastructure projects and programs. We are committed to getting more people fishing by creating opportunities for people of all abilities to try fishing; to making it safer, cheaper and easier for the boating and fishing communities to get out on the water; and to making local seafood more readily available for everyone to enjoy.

Our function is to ensure that the Government, Victorian fishing sector and general community obtain the benefits of careful management to ensure demand can be sustainably supported into the future. This is achieved by matching demand to fish stocking and infrastructure, while providing up to date information on resource condition and supporting regulatory requirements.

Senior People and Culture Advisor

  • Salary: $106,534 - $128,897 (Plus Superannuation)
  • 12 months Fixed term
  • Usual hours of work: Full time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: 1 Spring Street Melbourne (hybrid work options available)

The Role

The Senior People and Culture Advisor provides operational support services and strategic advice to Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) staff and managers. This role is responsible for delivering a full range of HR generalist best practice advice and support on a tactical and operational basis to all client groups across the VFA.  It has a particular emphasis on leading recruitment, reporting, internal staff HR communications and the performance review process, whilst maintaining alignment to HR policies and procedures.

The Team

The VFA is a statutory authority established to facilitate the effective management of Victoria's fisheries resources in a coordinated and strategic way that ensures their ongoing sustainability.  The VFA functions to ensure that the Government, the recreational and commercial fishing sectors, and the Victorian community can share in and obtain the benefits from sustainable fisheries management.

The VFA has around 190 employees located in the Melbourne CBD, metropolitan Melbourne and across regional Victoria.

About you

  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical working experience in an advisor or business partner role
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good understanding and experience using various HRIS software programs, procurement systems, and Microsoft products
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Committed to delivering high quality outcomes
  • Seeks all relevant information for problem-solving
  • Understanding of policies, principles and practices

Further Information

For a confidential discussion, please contact Wendy Crane, People and Culture Manager on 0436 658 857 or at wendy.crane@vfa.vic.gov.au.

This Authority is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation. We have zero tolerance of child abuse and are committed to taking the necessary steps to protect children from harm by adopting a preventative, proactive and participatory approach to child safety in accordance with the Child Safe Standards.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department. To be eligible for this position you must hold the mandatory qualification as outlined in the position description. For further information on the position, please refer to the attached position description.

Please note: We are accredited as a Disability Confident Recruitment (DCR) organsiation and committed to inclusive recruitment. If you require an adjustment to participate in any stage of the recruitment process or have a particular requirement to be communicated with by either telephone or email only, please notify the DJSIR Recruitment Team at recruitment@ecodev.vic.gov.au with the position number in the subject line.

We respect and welcome people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, abilities, and cultures.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply Now' button. As part of the application process, you will need to provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter.

For all “JSE eligible” candidates, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position. Priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

Applications close at 23:59 on Tuesday 23 July 2024.

Senior People and Culture Advisor

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Wendy Crane, People and Culture Manager | 0436 658 857 or wendy.crane@vfa.vic.gov.au

Senior People and Culture Advisor